Novel Corona Virus

Novel Corona Virus

The Helpline Number for corona-virus : +91-11-23978046 Toll Free No: 1075

The Helpline Numbers of States & Union Territories for corona-virus

The Helpline Email ID for corona-virus : ncov2019[at]gov[dot]in

Guidelines to States/UTs for quarantine

Advisory – Social Distancing

Guidelines on Dead Body Management

DoPT OM – Preventive measures to be taken to contain the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Latest Testing Guidelines of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

Guidelines for notifying COVID-19 affected persons by Private Institutions

Total number of passengers screened at airport : 13,54,858

Total number of confirmed COVID 2019 cases across India * : 137(including foreign nationals, as on 17.03.2020 at 05:15 PM)

1Andhra Pradesh1000
10Tamil Nadu1000
12Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir3000
13Union Territory of Ladakh6000
14Uttar Pradesh14150
Total number of confirmed cases in India11324143
  • Travel Advisory – Updated
    • Additional Travel Advisory – 17 March 2020
    • Additional Travel Advisory – 16 March 2020
    • NEW INSTRUCTIONS – Restrictions on International passenger traffic through Land Check Posts
    • Restrictions on International passenger traffic through land check posts-COVID 19
    • Consolidated Travel Advisory – 11 March 2020
    • Additional Travel Advisory – 10 March 2020
    • Travel Advisory (Home Isolation) – 10 March 2020
    • Travel Advisory – 06 March 2020
    • Travel Advisory – 05 March 2020
    • Travel Advisory – 02 March 2020
    • Travel Advisory – 26 February 2020
  • Invoking powers under Disaster Management Act 2005 (72.2KB)
  • Norms of assistance from State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) in wake of COVID-19 outbreak (609KB)
  • Gazette Notification – Essential Commodities Order, 2020 – with regards to Masks and Hand Sanitizers (770KB)
  • National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) Order regarding Masks, Hand Sanitizers and Gloves (725KB)
  • Decisions- High level Group of Ministers meeting to review current status and actions for prevention and management of COVID-19 (42.6KB)
  • Advisory :
    • 9(a) Social Distancing
    • 9(b) Mass Gatherings
  • Visa restrictions issued by Bureau of Immigration (BOI) after meeting of GoM on COVID19 – 11 March 2020(181KB)
  • Advisory: Travel and Visa restrictions related to COVID-19 in respect of Bureau of Immigration
  • KIDS, VAAYU & CORONA : Comic book for children to provide correct information about COVID-19
  • Awareness Material for COVID-19
    • When to wear mask?: English
    • When to wear mask?: Hindi
    • When to get tested for COVID-19 English
    • When to get tested for COVID-19 Hindi
    • Do’s and Don’t Poster in English
    • Do’s and Don’t Poster in Hindi
  • TV and Radio Spots (English & Hindi) for COVID-19
  • Watch all COVID-19 management videos here
  • Advisory for Exemption to mark biometric attendance in AEBAS
  • Discharge policy for suspect or confirmed Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) cases : (354.71KB)
  • Updated Guidelines on Clinical Management of COVID-19 : (860KB)
  • Guidance on Surveillance for human infection with 2019-nCoV: ( 399.74KB)
  • Guidelines for Infection Prevention and Control in Healthcare Facilities (1.83MB)
  • Guidance for sample Collection, Packaging and Transportation for Novel Coronavirus: (853.42KB)
  • Guidelines on use of masks by public(144KB)
  • Guidelines for home quarantine(122KB)
  • Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for COVID-19 Management- International Cruise Ships at major Indian Ports(99.7KB)
  • Cabinet Secretary DO letter dated 8th March, 2020 to all Government of India Ministries on COVID-19 management(192KB)
  • Kerala COVID 19 updates and advisory
  • The Twitter link :
  • The PIB releases link : PIB
  • The Facebook link :
  • YouTube channel link :
  • WHO Link :

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